University of Minnesota

Fergis, Sophia, Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Fergis, Sophia, b. 1909.
Dates: 1984
Abstract: Sophia (Chakiris) Fergis (b. 1909) manuscript consists of a personal narrative entitled "Escape to a New Dawn: Based on a True Story". The story describes her family's suffering in their home town of Platiano, Turkey, beginning in 1913, their immigration to Thessalonika in 1914 and to the United States in 1915-1916; and their life in Cincinnati, Ohio. Also included is a photograph of Fergis, ca. 1924.
Quantity: 1 linear in.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC651

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CITE AS

The Fergis, Sophia Papers, Greek American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Greek Americans--Personal narratives.
Greek Americans--Ohio--Cincinnati.
Greek American authors.

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